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February 2019

“Climate Change/Crisis/Creativity” Conference

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Raytheon Amphitheater, 120 Forsyth Street
Boston, MA United States

Join us for a one-day conference, “Climate Change/Crisis/Creativity,” featuring lightning talks by Northeastern faculty and staff, presentations by artists whose work engages with climate change, a hands-on working session, and a keynote by Peter Burton Hanson Memorial Lecturer Bethany Wiggin, University of Pennsylvania. View the conference program here. Space is limited and registration is required; please RSVP here. Schedule 9:am: Breakfast and registration 9:15am: Welcome 9:30 to 10:15am: Lightning talks featuring: Shalanda H. Baker, Daniel O’Brien, Dietmar Offenhuber, Jennie Stephens, and John Wihbey 10:20…

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DH Student Research Series: Research Potluck

February 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Digital Scholarship Commons, 215 Snell Library
Boston , MA 02115 United States
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Join the Digital Scholarship Group (Northeastern University Library) and the NULab Center for Texts, Maps and Networks (College of Social Sciences and Humanities) for our first ever Research Potluck! It will be in the Digital Scholarship Commons in Snell Library 211 on Monday, February 25 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Are you the only student on your campus doing a DH project on your specific research interests? Are there others in Boston working on similar topics? Do you have a DH project proposed…

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“Map Commuting Emotion” Workshop

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Digital Scholarship Commons, 215 Snell Library
Boston , MA 02115 United States

Take a study break and learn about map theory at the same time with this fun hands-on mapping exercise! Led by Geographic Information Specialist Bahare Sanaie-Movahed, we’ll map our favorite paths to walk (or daily commute) and the emotions that accompany it. Attendees will gain an understanding of mapping practices and a creative project. This workshop will be held during the Digital Scholarship Group's Digital Humanities Open Office Hours. More information coming soon! Co-sponsored with Love Data Week and the Digital Scholarship…

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March 2019

“Viral Texts” Workshop and transcribe-a-thon

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
409 Nightingale Hall, 360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA United States

In this workshop, Avery Blankenship will share the research she has conducted thus far as an RA on the Viral Texts project. In particular, Blankenship will discuss a web-based tool she is developing to allow nineteenth-century scholars to contribute transcriptions of texts related to their research to the Viral Texts project. Once the transcriptions are submitted, the tool will allow scholars to receive data about the reprinting history of those texts, as discovered through Viral Texts' methods for duplicate text detection. This tool will be an…

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“Digital Public Humanities” Panel

March 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
909 Renaissance Park Boston, MA United States

Join us for a two-hour panel, featuring four scholars who work in the digital public humanities: Caroline Klibanoff, MIT Museum; Jim McGrath, Brown University; and Roopika Risam, Salem State University, and Alex Gil, Columbia University, of the Torn Apart / Separados project. This project "aggregates and cross-references publicly available data to visualize the geography of Donald Trump’s 'zero tolerance' immigration policy in 2018 and immigration incarceration in the USA in general." Each scholar will present on their current projects and talk about how…

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“Introduction to Python for Data Analysis” Workshop

March 25
909 Renaissance Park Boston, MA United States

Please join us for this introductory workshop on using Python for data analysis led by Jason Radford, Visiting Researcher at Northeastern's Lazer Lab. The workshop time will be from 10am–12pm and 1–3pm with lunch provided during the break. More information coming soon! Space is limited, so please RSVP here. Co-sponsored with the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.

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Misinformation Speaker Series: Leticia Bode, Georgetown University

March 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wexner 434AB, John F. Kennedy School of Government

Please join us for a talk by Leticia Bode, Associate Professor, Communication, Culture, and Technology Program, Georgetown University. Bio and more information here. This event is part of the Misinformation Speaker Series, co-sponsored by the NULab and the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. For updates and more details, please see here.

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NULab Spring Conference: Digital Storytelling

March 29 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Alumni Center, Northeastern, 716 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA 02115 United States

On March 29, 2018, the NULab will be hosting its second annual conference, showcasing the work of faculty, graduate students, and research collaborators. The keynote address will be delivered by Professor Jessica Marie Johnson, Assistant Professor in the Center for Africana Studies and Department of History at the Johns Hopkins University. More details coming soon! Space is limited and registration is required; please RSVP here. Speaker biography: Johnson is a historian of Atlantic slavery and the Atlantic African diaspora. She…

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April 2019

NULab Fellows Research Presentation

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Digital Scholarship Commons, 215 Snell Library
Boston , MA 02115 United States

Please join us for a presentation led by the 2018-2019 NULab Fellows about their year-long research projects. This year's NULab Fellows are Hanyu Chwe, Laura Johnson, and Alanna Prince. More information coming soon! This event is free and open to the public, but if you are not a member of the Northeastern community, please email Sarah Connell (sa.connellnortheasternedu) to RSVP.

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Misinformation Speaker Series: Deen Freelon, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

April 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wexner 434AB, John F. Kennedy School of Government

Please join us for a talk by Deen Freelon, Associate Professor, School of Media and Journalism, UNC Chapel Hill. Bio and more information here. This event is part of the Misinformation Speaker Series, co-sponsored by the NULab and the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. For updates and more details, please see here.

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Misinformation Speaker Series: Miriam Metzger, University of California, Santa Barbara

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Taubman 5th Floor, Nye A, John F. Kennedy School of Government

Please join us for a talk by Miriam Metzger, Professor, Comm & Info Technologies, Department of Communication, UCSB. Bio and more information here. This event is part of the Misinformation Speaker Series, co-sponsored by the NULab and the Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy.  For updates and more details, please see here.

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